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Re: [SE/Linux] status / progress report 13jun2004

On Sun, Jun 13, 2004 at 03:36:48PM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> * debian kernels need to be available compiled with se/linux security
>   enabled (and boot-time optional) by default.  this results in a
>   2% performance hit (wow big deal) when se/linux is not enabled
>   at boot time.  Gentoo, SuSE and Fedora all accept this 2%.

It's actually disabled again (compiled in but disabled) in SuSE because
the performance hit was much much worse.  And I remember benchmark
numbers where the lsm hooks alone decreased the SpecWeb numbers on ia64
by more than 10%.  I'd vote strongy against enabling LSM in the Debian
kernel images.

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